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A Brief History of Queer Theatre

A Brief History of Queer Theatre
From HQKevin, June 4th, 2024
Virtual Experience
Queer theatre has always had a rebellious nature, and isn't afraid to show its true colours. It's sparked important conversations during times when openly discussing LGBTQ+ issues was taboo or illegal, throughout history......
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Dates announced for Dear Evan Hansen

Dates announced for Dear Evan Hansen

Just AnnouncedNews Desk, May 20th, 2024
BroadwayMusicalMothers Day
Following its hugely successful run at Broadway's Music Box Theater, this darkly comic musical is touring across the country once more. The six-time Tony-winning, poignant and thought-provoking production has received rave reviews from critics for its unexpectedly touching portrayal of misunderstood youth, young love, and the search for acceptance, with a score from the composing team behind 2017's Academy Award-winning La-La Land, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul....
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Test Your Skills: Mamma Mia! Word Search

Test Your Skills: Mamma Mia! Word Search

From HQKevin, May 17th, 2024
BroadwayMusicalMothers Day
You can dance, you can jive and you can certainly complete this exciting Mamma Mia! word search....
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Thank You For The Music! Mamma Mia! is 25 years young

Thank You For The Music! Mamma Mia! is 25 years young

Breaking NewsKitty, April 11th, 2024
BroadwayMusicalMothers Day
Featuring a soundtrack of Swedish pop group ABBA's greatest hits set to a story of romance, mischief and misunderstandings on a sunny Greek Islands, Mamma Mia! has become one of the world's favorite musicals, spawning multiple productions.....
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From Screen To Stage: The Magic of Mamma Mia!

From Screen To Stage: The Magic of Mamma Mia!

From HQKevin, February 1st, 2024
BroadwayMusicalMothers Day
Suspected fathers, dancing queens, and men after midnight - Judy Craymer's iconic sun-soaked masterpiece, Mamma Mia! still holds up all these years later - but what's the secret? For over 25 years, the show has whisked 65 musical lovers alo...
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Jesus Christ Superstar coming soon!

Jesus Christ Superstar coming soon!

Just AnnouncedNews Desk, August 3rd, 2023
BroadwayMusicalClassic
Fresh off a hit run in London, this Olivier Award-winning new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's groundbreaking musical astounds is heading on a North American tour. Lacing together biblical drama with a propulsive rock and funk score, director Timothy Sheader reinvents the story for the modern age, paring back the more overblown aspects of the original for a truly rocking show....
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Original Come From Away cast reunite!

Original Come From Away cast reunite!

Saadiqah, March 9th, 2023
BroadwayMusicalTony Winner
Calling all Come From Away fans! The musical is back and the original cast are reuniting just for you....
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Theatreland Wishes You A Happy Pride Month!

Theatreland Wishes You A Happy Pride Month!

Saadiqah, June 26th, 2023
Virtual Experience
We are now coming to the last week of June also known as Pride Month around the world. This month is dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community after the Stonewall riots, which were protests for gay liberation in 1969....
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This Years Tony Award Nominations!

This Years Tony Award Nominations!

Scarlet, May 9th, 2023
Virtual Experience
The 76th Tony Award nominations have been announced! A total of 38 shows were eligible for nominations, with 27 making the cut. Funny Girl's Lea Michele and previous Tony Winner Myles Frost had the honor of announcing this years nods....
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Come From Away dates for your diary

Come From Away dates for your diary

News Desk, August 3rd, 2023
BroadwayMusicalTony Winner
Following well-received engagements on Broadway, London's West End and its premiere city Toronto, this hit musical based on true events comes to you on their North American tour! Nominated for 8 Tony Awards and 9 Drama Desk gongs, this is a musical that celebrates human endurance, compassion, and bravery under dreadful circumstances....
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Test Your Skills: Scrambled Broadway Songs!

Test Your Skills: Scrambled Broadway Songs!

From HQScarlet, June 23rd, 2023
Last week we tested your Broadway knowledge with scrambled show names! We thought it was quite an easy one, so have decided to dial it up slightly by scrambling up some Broadway hits. Pen's at the ready!...
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Test Your Skills: Word Scramble Quiz!

Test Your Skills: Word Scramble Quiz!

From HQScarlet, June 16th, 2023
Pens at the ready! Think you know your Broadway shows? How about if we scramble their names up? Each week we plan on bringing you a new quiz, with each one getting just that little bit harder. What do you win? Bragging rights of course!...
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What are the benefits of being a Theatreland subscriber?

What are the benefits of being a Theatreland subscriber?

From HQSaadiqah, June 2nd, 2023
Sometimes finding a new theatre show to dig your teeth into is like finding a needle in a haystack, where do you begin? Well what if I told you that we have the solution! It's simple, by becoming a Theatreland subscriber....
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What We're Listening To!

What We're Listening To!

From HQScarlet, May 31st, 2023
You can't go wrong with a good cast recording. Whether you've been able to catch the performance on stage or not, a cast recording will transport you directly to the action....
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Five famous operas you need to know about!

Five famous operas you need to know about!

From HQSaadiqah, May 24th, 2023
We all love an evening with a show, whether that's a musical, concert or comedy show but one genre that we think should be on your bucket list is Opera. Want to know where to start? Here are 5 top Operas that we think everyone should see....
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Why Mamma Mia! Is Our Top Pick This Mother's Day!

Why Mamma Mia! Is Our Top Pick This Mother's Day!

From HQScarlet, May 10th, 2023
Mamma Mia, Mother's Day is nearly here! It's the time of year where we thank our Mom's an Mother figures for everything they've done - no matter how big or small....
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Women Of Theatre - Where Are They Now?

Women Of Theatre - Where Are They Now?

From HQScarlet, March 14th, 2023
In celebration of Women's History Month, we're finding out where the women who helped new generations discover their love for theater are now. From Julie Andrews to Liza Minnelli, we'll be answering the age old question....
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Moments That Shaped Broadway's Black History

Moments That Shaped Broadway's Black History

From HQScarlet, February 8th, 2023
Black History Month is happening now for the month of Feb! And so, we'd like to spotlight some major Broadway milestones paved by black artists....
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Dear Evan Hansen Nears Summer Closing Date

Dear Evan Hansen Nears Summer Closing Date

Breaking NewsScarlet, January 30th, 2023
The national tour of Broadway's Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen is fast approaching its closing date. The tour which launched back in September 2018, will play its final performance on July 2 at the Koger Theatre, South Carolina....
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The Book of Mormon dates for your diary

The Book of Mormon dates for your diary

Just AnnouncedNews Desk, November 8th, 2022
With NINE Tony Awards - including Best Musical - a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and leading New York Times critic Ben Brantley himself calling it the "best new musical of the century", The Book of Mormon's 2011 debut was a pop culture moment. Still enjoying concurrent engagements in London's West End and on Broadway, the bad boy of musical theatre remains a top draw, leaving audiences either outraged or in pain from laughing to this day. Now heading out across the country, don't miss your chance to catch this modern classic. Just be prepared for the lewd, the crude, and downright naughty songs and antics along the way......
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